Author: Zach Carter

Growing up in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Zach had the best of both worlds. He was able to experience city life while being only minutes away from the corn fields. He recently traveled to Japan for two months, which helped him see the importance of environmental and science writing. “A good journalist is someone who is not only well versed in writing but also experienced in their field” Carter said. Carter is a part of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources because he feels it will prepare him for many types of journalism, from environmental to agriculture, something that he believes needs to be emphasized. Carter would also like to incorporate his passion for film with majoring in science and agriculture journalism.

Link in to social media professionalism

Social media doesn’t always add strength to a personal identity on the Internet, but LinkedIn, a professional social media website, has a mission to link professionals together without the unnecessary, sometimes unflattering, content. Whitney Kinne, the assistant director for CAFNR…

Diwali event sheds light on important Hindu festival

The MU South Asian Students Association and the MU Multicultural Center brought light to campus on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2013. They were celebrating Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, which is an important religious holiday observed by Hindus, Sikhs and…

Social media branding: a Q&A with Kinne and McBay

Use of social media is constantly growing, and so is the need for responsibility and mature handling of new platforms for posting thoughts and ideas. Earlier this semester, a Northwest Missouri State University teacher in the communications department was arrested…

Alternative to traditional spring break puts focus on service

Spring break is often portrayed as a magical beach wonderland used to escape college life for a week, but one University of Missouri organization uses this break to help serve other communities across the United States.  Alternative Spring Break provides…

CP Profile: Japanese puppetry is passion for professor

Elegantly dressed and standing up, a puppet moves ever so slightly in a traditional Japanese outfit. The head is masterfully crafted and the body takes form out of the puppeteer’s arm. Martin Holman, a professor and director of the Japanese…

CP Editorial: Break this law but not our intiative

It was the last night of the weekend after our first week of classes came to a close. I heard a commotion in the lounge of my residence hall and assumed it was the typical banter of the more outgoing…